[TUHS] [OT] Re: earliest Unix roff

Steve Nickolas usotsuki at buric.co
Fri Sep 20 07:46:13 AEST 2019

On Thu, 19 Sep 2019, Arthur Krewat wrote:

> Serious question:
> Which is better, creating a whole new binary to put in /usr/bin to do a 
> single task, or add a flag to cat?
> Which is better, a proliferation of binaries w/standalone source code, or a 
> single code tree that can handle slightly different tasks and save space?
> :)
> art k.

I would argue that the more "Unix" way to do it is have the multiple 
binaries.  One job, one tool, and chain them together to make bigger 


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